program highlights

Adam Harvey and Beccy Cole

 Adam Harvey, Denis Walter and Beccy Cole.

Adam Harvey and Beccy Cole are on heading off on their ninth Australian tour!

Isaiah Firebrace in studio

This young man rose to fame last year when he was crowned the winner of last years X-Factor, and now he's off to represent Australia in Eurovision.

RECIPE: Celeriac and Quince Soup

Emmas Dean's recipe for 'Celeriac and Quince Soup'.

Comedian Rhys Nicholson

Rhys Nicholson with Darren James.

Aussie comedian Rhys Nicholson is performing in Melbourne this week as part of the Comedy Festival.

3AW Afternoons at the Appeal

Denis Walter, Darren James, Andrew McLaren were joined by basket full of guests for the annual Good Friday Appeal.

Tobie's risotto recipe

Tobie Puttock's recipe for a risotto of Porcini Mushrooms, Sage and Pancetta.

Tina Arena in-studio on 3AW Afternoons

Tina Arena with Darren James on 3AW Afternoons.

One of Australia's best-loved music icons is celebrating the release of her new double-album and upcoming national tour.

UK comedian Jenny Eclair in-studio

Darren James with Jenny Eclair on 3AW Afternoons.

Veteran of the UK comedy scene, Jenny Eclair, is back in town for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.

Australia's first roasting champion Jack Allisey chats to Denis Walter

Jack Allisey will be vying for the top gong in China later this year.

Melburnians know good coffee. And one of our own, Jack Allisey from Veneziano, has been named as Australia's first roasting champion at the 2017 Australian Barista Championships.

Pete Murray interview

Pete Murray.

Pete Murray sat down with Denis Walter ahead of the release of his new album Comancho.

RECIPE: Baked Camembert

Emma Dean's recipe for Baked Camembert!

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George Kapiniaris drops by!

Aussie funny man George Kapiniaris joined Denis Walter in studio on Wednesday to discuss his new show.

Wil Anderson catches up with Denis Walter

Wil Anderson's back for the Comedy Festival for his new show Critically Wil.

One of Australia's best-loved comedians Wil Anderson's is gearing up for the comedy festival.

Heirloom tomato bruschetta

Talei Kenyon's recipe for heirloom tomato bruschetta!


Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show

Denis Walter at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show.


Jon Stevens performs 'Hold On'

Jon Stevens with Denis Walter on 3AW Afternoons.

Former Noiseworks frontman Jon Stevens is back with his long awaited new album, Starlight.


Stars of the stage: Hello, Dolly!

Marina Prior and Grant Piro with Denis Walter on 3AW Afternoons.

In 2017, the Arts Centre Melbourne is set to hold a stellar line up of performers and shows.

Friday Lunch: March 24

Denis Walter, Darren James, Brooke Hogan and Andrew McLaren

Join Denis Walter, Darren James and Andrew McLaren every Friday at 1pm for an hour of laughs and good times!

Sir Jackie Stewart lunch

Thousands of dollars has been raised to help in the fight against dementia, all while track side at the Formula 1 GP.

Sharon helps hungry kids

A heart-warming story of community spirit has emerged after Thursday's tragic crash on the Princes Freeway.

Friday Lunch podcast!

Listen to the full Friday Lunch podcast with Andrew McLaren, Denis Walter and Darren James here!

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Aussie comic's new show

Aussie comedian Michael Chamberlin joined Denis Walter in studio on Thursday to discuss his upcoming show.

RECIPE: Spicy Chicken Sandwich with Slaw

Tobie Puttock.

Tobie Puttock   Tobie Puttock's recipe for Spicy Chicken Sandwich with Slaw.

Mornington Peninsula set to shine

The Mornington Peninsula is set to shine, as it displays some of DreamWorks best known characters.


Never Too Old for...

Alan Hopgood on 3AW Afternoons with Denis Walter.

A new show about old people doing things you thought they wouldn't, or maybe shouldn't do, is coming to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.


Alfredo Rodriguez in-studio

Alfredo Rodriguez with Denis Walter on 3AW Afternoons.

Grammy nominated artist, Alfredo Rodriguez is making waves in the jazz world.


Blood, Sweat and Tears

Bo Bice and Larry Dorr from Blood, Sweat & Tears with Denis Walter on 3AW Afternoons.

The iconic American jazz-rock band from the late 60s and 70s are back in Australia.

RECIPE: Aussie prawns with herby pan juices

Lynton Tapp from My Market Kitchen.

Aussie prawns with herby pan juices by Lynton Tapp


The evolution of Australian film

A new documentary that explores the evolution of Australia's cinema history is coming to a screen near you.


Rebecca Maddern in-studio

Rebecca Maddern with Denis Walter on 3AW Afternoons.

Footy season kicks off in a few weeks, which also marks the return of The Footy Show


Beveridge focused on 2017

Bulldogs' coach Luke Beveridge chats with Denis Walter about the 2017 footy season.

Western Bulldogs fans may still be celebrating, but for coach Luke Beveridge, the focus is well and truly on season 2017

Colin Friels & Alison White

Actors Colin Friels and Alison White join Denis Walter to talk about MTC's new theatre production, Faith Healer.

World Hearing Day

Research shows that one in six Australians currently experiences hearing loss with the average person waiting seven years to act on it.


Aussie Rock's Glory Days

Rock icon Ross Wilson talks about a newly released Aussie rock compilation album that will have you reliving the scenes glory days.


'The 2 Of Us' in-studio

Two of Australia's biggest voices are gracing our stages again.


Mike Stern in Melbourne

Denis Walter and Mike Stern

A freak accident forced Mike Stern to cancel his trip to Australia, but he's back and playing tonight.


Meet the puppet master

A tree with Joe Blanck... or is it Denis Walter?

It's hard not to say "wow" out loud when you see Joe Blanck's puppets.


Kevin and Janetta in-studio

Kevin and Janetta from Channel 9's Travel Guides joined Denis Walter for a chat about their recent trip to New Zealand.

Kasey Chambers touring soon

Kasey Chambers

It's a real family affair when Kasey Chambers goes on tour. She starts the next one in April.


The Woman Who Changed Her Brain

Author of The Woman Who Changed Her Brain', Barbara Arrowsmith-Young with 3AW's Denis Walter

Barbara Arrowsmith-Young was 27 years old and not able to read the time.

Fight for the fittest

Denis with Rhiannon Birch from Life Saving Victoria and Gerry Sheridan from the Victorian SES

Forget the Olympics, the 2017 Victoria Police and Emergency Services Games are beginning next month.

Dinner Party Tips & Tricks

Want to make your next dinner party the toast of the town?

Dan Wyllie in-studio

The much anticipated release of the feature film Jasper Jones is about to hit screens.

Bob 'Bongo' Starkie joins Denis

Denis Walter is joined in the studio by Bob 'Bongo' Starkie

Skyhooks legend Bob Starkie joins Denis in the studio to talk about his upcoming show.


Mark Holden in-studio

Mark Holden in-studio on 3AW Afternoons with Denis Walter.

Performer and TV Personality Mark Holden has undertaken a new project.

The Bodyguard Musical

Denis Walter with cast members Prinnie Stevens and Kip Gamblin from The Bodyguard Musical.

The Bodyguard Musical is coming to Melbourne.


Busby Marou's new album

Busby Marou, aka Thomas Busby and Jeremy Marou, perform in studio.


Tobie's BBQ Chicken

BBQ Chicken with Lemon, Mustard and Parsley

Tobie Puttock has a new recipe for Denis Walter this week.

'You've Got A Friend' tour

Nikki Nicholls, Denis Walter and Steve Wade in studio.

Nikki Nicholls is returning to perform her show - "You've got a Friend" across the country.

Emma's Backyard Summer Salad

Emma Dean's Backyard Summer Salad of greens, figs and cheese.

Emma Dean's Backyard Summer Salad of greens, figs and cheese.

Denis Walter finds out more about the special concert to honour Jon English

More than just a singer: the late Jon English.

The music world was rocked by the death of Jon English last year.

Tamara Kuldin's new music

Tamara Kuldin has just released her brand new album 'Love, Longing & Lullabies'.


Lea Salonga in Melbourne

Denis Walter and Lea Salonga.

Tony Award winning actress Lea Salonga touches down in Melbourne ahead of her highly anticipated show.

Kate Ceberano's one-off show

Kate Ceberano in the 3AW studio on Monday.

Kate Ceberano has recently celebrated her 50th birthday, but don't think that's going to slow her down.


Insight into 'Married At First Sight'

Mel Schilling, Denis Walter and John.

Australian TV's controversial hit show Married At First Sight has kept it's audience on their toes!

Andrew in a different light!

Denis Walter has found some dirt on Andrew McLaren to reveal on Friday Lunch.

How to make kids eat vegetables

Scientists may have found a way to make kids eat their greens, make them eat it everyday for 15 days.

Tobie Puttock's recipe for sweet potato and tuna fish cakes

Sweet potato.

Tobie Puttock has a new recipe for Denis Walter this week.

AFLW ready to go

The AFL Women's league kicks-off on Friday night with Collingwood taking on old rivals Carlton at Ikon Park.

Australian comedy on show

The Australian documentary series 'Stop Laughing...This Is Serious' returns to TV screens tonight for it's second season.

Quirky School Teachers

What quirky things did your teachers do at school?

Raul Midon performs live in-studio

Raúl Midón with his latest album 'Bad Ass and Blind'.

Singer-songwriter and guitarist Raul Midon joined 3AW's Denis Walter in-studio with his new album 'Bass Ass & Blind'.

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My Kitchen Rules returns!

Denis Walter with MKR host Manu Feildel and contestants Karen & Roz.

My Kitchen Rules is back again and judge Manu Feildel joined Denis Walter along with this year's Victorian contestants Karen and Roz.

Australia Day with Denis Walter

Denis Walter says Australia: Illustrated is not just a kids book!

Tania McCartney's book Australia: Illustrated may be a picture book, but it's not just for the young ones.

Enamel jeweller Debbie Sheezel shares her craft

The necklace that won Debbie the international award last year.

Enamelist and artist Debbie Sheezel says it's her drive for learning and her craft that keeps her passionate after all these years.


Kinky Boots with Pat

3AW's Pat Panetta slipped on a pair of Kinky Boots and got his groove on at Her Majesty's Theatre.

Ash Flanders chats with Denis

Denis with Ash Flanders.

Ash Flanders is starring in a new stand-up, musically inspired show about pop culture as part of the Midsumma line up at the Arts Centre in Melbourne.

A lesson in cryogenics: Dr Brad McKay on 3AW Afternoons

It was an unusual topic with Dr Brad McKay today.

Denis Walter had a lesson in cryogenics and science on the show today.

Working with the Beatles

50 years on, "Sgt Peppers" sound engineer tells Denis Walter what it's like working with the Beatles.

The Book of Mormon

 Denis Walter and Casey Nicholaw, the Director of The Book of Mormon.

The Book of Mormon launches tonight in Melbourne with their first preview of the award winning show.


Australian Day luncheon

Vice President of the Western Bulldogs Susan Alberti AC and Young Victorian of the Year Jason Ball join Denis Walter for Monday Catch-Up.


Denis Walter at Kooyong

Lynton Tapp from My Market Kitchen.

Another cracking day with Denis Walter at the Priceline Pharmacy Kooyong Classic!

RECIPE: Golden Syrup dumplings

Lynton Tapp shares his Golden Syrup dumplings recipe on 3AW Afternoons.

Denis Walter at Kooyong

Denis Walter, Ita Buttrose and Ada Nicodemou.

Studio 10's Ita Buttrose and Home and Away star Ada Nicodemou joined Denis Walter at Kooyong for a chat.

They're back!

3AW's John Burns, Denis Walter and Ross Stevenson.

3AW Breakfast's Ross and John return on Monday, as well as your Afternoons favourite, Denis Walter!

Aussie in 'geek heaven'

The Las Vegas tech and trade show is in full swing in the United States and an Australian company is making its mark.

RECIPE: Quinoa, Broccoli and Asparagus Salad

Tobie Puttock's recipe for Quinoa, Broccoli and Asparagus Salad.


Circus 1903 opening soon

Circus 1903 opens its doors in Melbourne on January 3 and is set to wow audiences.

Emma's Panzanella recipe

Emma Dean's recipe for Panzanella, a great summer dish.


Rare flower about to bloom!

Tiny The Titan is about to bloom!

The largest flower in the world 'Tiny the Titan' is a very rare corpse flower and it's about to bloom.

High praise for Melbourne food

A Melbourne-born restaurant critic for the LA Weekly has written a love letter to Melbourne's food.

Darren James chats with Georgia Love

Georgia Love with Darren James.

It hasn't been long since Georgia Love stole hearts on TV screens on The Bachelorette.

Christmas wine tips

Matt Skinner and Darren James share a nip of red wine.

Entertaining at Christmas time can be a headache, especially with the forecast top of 35 degrees.

The Wind in the Willows 20th Anniversary

The Wind in the Willows 30th Anniversary this summer in the Royal Botanic Gardens.

Emma's Baked Eggs

Emma's Baked Eggs!

Emma Dean's recipe for baked eggs!

Footscray market blaze

Aerial picture of a large fire at Little Saigon Market, Footscray.

The Les Twentyman Foundation faces a race against the clock to replace Christmas gifts destroyed in a huge fire in Footscray.

Friends for Christmas

John Farnham and Olivia Newton-John have released an album, and a joint tour is "not beyond the realm".

TLC for Kids Family Fun Day!

Denis Walter is LIVE on Friday from TLC's Family Fun Day hosted by TLC and Victoria Racing Club at Flemington!

Vocalist Max Sharam on the Bowie in Berlin tour

Max Sharam is one of the artists involved.

A special concert series in Australia will celebrate the life and music of David Bowie, and pay tribute to the performer's authentic, original sound.

Tad Lombardo's recipe for chocolate orange hazelnut slab

The recipe for chocolate, orange, hazelnut bark.

Tad Lombardo shares his recipe with Denis Walter.

Dave Gleeson from The Screaming Jets chats to Denis about their new tour

Dave Gleeson told Denis Walter about the upcoming tour.

The frontman of The Screaming Jets, Dave Gleeson, says the recently announced 2017 tour could well be the last.

'Harder than finding a wife'

Jarryd Byrne and Natalie Lonsdale.

Dancer Jarryd Byrne tells Denis Walter finding the right partner is one of the hardest parts of DanceSport.

David Parker talks to Denis about his new film The Menkoff Method

Director David Parker and Denis.

Australian director David Parker stopped by the 3AW studio to talk to his long time friend Denis Walter about his new movie.

RECIPE: Emma's Ice-cream Christmas Pudding!

Emma Dean   Emma Dean's super easy and delicious ice-cream Christmas Pudding!

Rat Pack boys visits Denis Walter in the studio

Denis and the Rat Pack in the studio.

The boys from the Rat Pack from Vegas catch up with Denis Walter.

Ladies In Black

From left: star Sarah Morrison, writer Tim Finn, director Simon Phillips.

Tim Finn, Simon Phillips, and Sarah Morrison tell Denis Walter about their award-winning show.

Tommy Emmanuel catches up with Denis

Tommy Emmanuel has a new Christmas album.

Australian music legend Tommy Emmanuel promises he's still a Melbourne boy at heart.

Tobie's Orecchiette, Smoked Salmon, Vodka and Thyme

Tobie Puttock's Orecchiette, Smoked Salmon, Vodka and Thyme

Tobie Puttock's recipe for a delicious Orecchiette, Smoked Salmon, Vodka and Thyme.

Legendary director Ted Kotcheff chats to Denis Walter

Denis and Ted Kotcheff catch up.

Legendary director Ted Kotcheff is behind a number of top films and multi-award winning TV cop drama Law and Order.



Click through the gallery for photos of Denis Walter and his celebrity guests and friends.

Friday Lunch podcasts

Denis is joined by Darren James and Andrew McLaren for one of the funniest (and silliest!) hours of radio you'll hear.

Small Business Success Awards

Momentum and 3AW reward Small Business success with series of fantastic prizes designed to aid further development and reward your hard work.

Travel Talk

Helloworld always have amazing offers to tell you about. Catch up on all things travel when Steve Jacobs joins Afternoons with Denis Walter.

Lunch with Sir Jackie Stewart OBE

You are invited to join Formula 1 racing legend Sir Jackie Stewart OBE for an exclusive lunch to raise funds for Race Against Dementia.